The first feature-length movie from Gainax, Wings of the Honneamise tells the story of "average Joe" Shirotsugh Lhadatt stuck in the space program. A chance meeting with a young girl inspires him to become the first man in space, while many obstacles try to sabotage his attempt.
Haru is an average girl that happened to save a cat from danger. Strangely enough, the cat thanks her and informs her that her actions will be recognized. She receives an abundance of gifts and her life certainly changes - but for the worse!